May 6, 2014 11:33am
You should be ashamed! :)
Note the renewal below........But wait, there's more!!!
The registration date is shown in the renewal.
Searching the catalogs for 1953, 1954, and 1955 shows no entry for this movie.
Imdb shows little. It also shows no release date.(Although there are several distirbutors listed.)
AFI..American Film Institute does not have it.
TCM does not have it.
Not even Alpha Video has it.
I assume since you are asking about pd status, that you have a copy.
If so, check for a missing or improper notice. If such is the case it could very well be pd. I say could be because of the registration date noted in the renewal, but not finding one in the catalogs.
Any other thoughts?
Type of Work: Motion Picture
Registration Number / Date: RE0000165283 / 1982-12-28
Renewal registration for: PA0000167879 / 1954-01-01
Title: Serpent Island. By Z A Productions, Inc.
Copyright Claimant: Medallion TV Enterprises, Inc. (PWH)
Copyright Note: C.O. correspondence.
Variant title: Serpent Island.
Names: ZA Productions, Inc.
Medallion TV Enterprises, Inc.